An Independent
Bookshop on the
Historic Downtown Mall

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924

New Dominion Bookshop


New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia, located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville. Our collection includes many selections from fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature, and a unique selection of architecture and landscape gardening resources.

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At New Dominion Bookshop you will find a pleasant, old-fashioned atmosphere and a friendly, attentive staff who are interested in literature and readers like you.

New Dominion Bookshop


June 22 7:00pm

Join us for the release of Siva Vaidhyanathan's book Antisocial Media. A signing will follow.

June 23 4:00pm

Join us for an author talk with Charles McRaven, who will be discussing his books on homesteading skills and historical building techniques.

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Special orders and international shipping available, with free gift-wrapping!

New Dominion Bookshop


Memories of New Dominion Bookshop

Former bookseller Julia Henshaw reflects back on the old days of the shop, when it was owned by C. C. Wells.

New Dominion Events at Festival of the Book

Check out all of the great events coming to New Dominion during the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book.

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